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It's “That Guy… Who Was in That Thing” meets "WTF" but with people even less well known! Sure it's fun to interview the crazy famous and ask them about the difficult years, but that's been done. Memories are plastic - we're getting the real dirt from people still crawling through it. Laura Scruggs is the playwright and Jake Scruggs is the technical guy who listens to a lot of “This American Life” and thinks that qualifies him to interview people.

Dec 16, 2013

1:34 Work: An Industrial and MacGyvering a home recording studio 

5:36 Reluctance, confidence, and imagining the worst

8:15 Bryn tries to get Jake to talk about himself and his career change

13:59 Laura arrives, leaps to the defense of Bryn, and then shares some good news

17:40 New theme song time! Which Laura thinks is a 'rap.'  We ruin it by laughing too much

22:29 Jake gets offended by a perceived slight to the Greatest American Hero theme song:

24:14 Social Medial Round up!

30:25 Did Bryn calculate how long he can live off of his savings in New York?

33:42 Give up health care to save money?

35:46 Bryn throws down the gauntlet and promises to finish the "Time to Live" calculation by next week

38:58 Laura remembers when Bryn provided her with an escape


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